24th March 2022
Minister for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler has, in conjunction with the HSE, launched Sharing the Vision: Implementation Plan 2022 - 2024.
Sharing the Vision: A Mental Health Policy for Everyone, Ireland’s national mental health policy, was published in June 2020. The Sharing the Vision Implementation Plan 2022 – 2024, the first of three planned implementation plans, outlines a programme of work for the next three years to progress the 100 policy recommendation
Several of the recommendations in the Strategy and the corresponding Implementation Plan relate to improving outcomes for people in contact with the justice system with mental health challenges. These include:
The full Sharing the Vision: Implementation Plan 2022 – 2024 is available here.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.